Canute (1016-35), Pointed Helmet Penny, Gloucester mint

Item Reference: C201005706 Sold Share
Canute 1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Gloucester mint, moneyer Bolla, pointed helmet bust left , three pellet head sceptre in front, pellets in drapery below fastener and vertically in helmet,…
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Description

Canute 1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Gloucester mint, moneyer Bolla, pointed helmet bust left , three pellet head sceptre in front, pellets in drapery below fastener and vertically in helmet, legend surrounds +CNVT REX A. Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, +BOLLA ON GLEPE, 1.14g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 19: ref 59). A sharply struck example, old cabinet toning, legends comprehensive both sides, the slightest remnants of verdigris on reverse, nevertheless an excellent example. Bold very fine, in places better.

Accompanied with an old Baldwin’s ticket, using Baldwin’s historic client code the above coin has been classed as Ex Dr E Burstal collection. Ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date c.1024-30
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Gloucester

Weight 1.14 g

Provenance

Accompanied with an old Baldwin’s ticket, using Baldwin’s historic client code the above coin has been classed as Ex Dr E Burstal collection. Ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell.

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